The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 41 44 67
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +23
Permanent jobs citing Retail 426 386 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.93% 5.26% 3.63%
As % of the General category 15.91% 14.82% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 237 288 222
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2677 2605 2320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.26% 35.49% 32.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2004 2062 2046
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Retail
England

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region.

Retail Salary Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in the North West

Retail
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 215 £42,000 +5.00% 41
Cheshire +20 141 £37,000 +13.84% 35
Merseyside -12 36 £40,000 - 6
Lancashire +3 21 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Cumbria +1 1 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 270 (39.76%) Finance
2 154 (22.68%) SQL
3 140 (20.62%) E-Commerce
4 127 (18.70%) Oracle
5 117 (17.23%) HTML
6 111 (16.35%) Degree
7 100 (14.73%) Microsoft
8 96 (14.14%) Telecoms
9 95 (13.99%) Security Cleared
10 94 (13.84%) CSS
11 90 (13.25%) Linux
12 84 (12.37%) SQL Server
12 84 (12.37%) Project Management
13 82 (12.08%) Windows
14 80 (11.78%) Marketing
15 79 (11.63%) Fujitsu
16 78 (11.49%) JavaScript
16 78 (11.49%) .NET
17 76 (11.19%) Java
18 68 (10.01%) UNIX
18 68 (10.01%) Agile Software Development
19 66 (9.72%) Banking
20 65 (9.57%) jQuery
21 63 (9.28%) OO
22 61 (8.98%) C#
23 59 (8.69%) TDD
24 58 (8.54%) Analytics
25 57 (8.39%) Oracle Database
26 56 (8.25%) MySQL
26 56 (8.25%) MS Excel

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (6.19%) SAS
2 33 (4.86%) WebLogic
3 24 (3.53%) Apache
4 14 (2.06%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.77%) CMS
6 10 (1.47%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.18%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (0.74%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.44%) IIS
9 3 (0.44%) WebSphere Process Server
9 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.29%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 2 (0.29%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.29%) IBM Connections
10 2 (0.29%) Liferay
10 2 (0.29%) nginx
10 2 (0.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 56 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.83%) MS Office
3 16 (2.36%) MS Project
4 5 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.29%) InDesign
7 1 (0.15%) SPSS
7 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 43 (6.33%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (4.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (2.21%) SAP CRM
4 14 (2.06%) HFM
5 11 (1.62%) Magento
6 10 (1.47%) Hyperion Planning
6 10 (1.47%) Google Analytics
7 8 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.74%) Oracle Retail
10 4 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.59%) SAP SD
10 4 (0.59%) SAP MM
11 3 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.44%) Line 500
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.91%) SaaS
2 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.15%) Route 53
2 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 15 (2.21%) Firewall
3 12 (1.77%) VPN
4 11 (1.62%) SSL
4 11 (1.62%) SAN
4 11 (1.62%) LAN
4 11 (1.62%) Network Security
5 10 (1.47%) WAN
5 10 (1.47%) HTTP
6 7 (1.03%) DNS
6 7 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (0.88%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.74%) DHCP
8 5 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.74%) Wireless
9 4 (0.59%) Junos
9 4 (0.59%) ATM
10 2 (0.29%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (0.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 57 (8.39%) Oracle Database
3 56 (8.25%) MySQL
4 42 (6.19%) Essbase
4 42 (6.19%) Oracle BI EE
5 29 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (3.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 26 (3.83%) Oracle Exadata
8 23 (3.39%) Relational Database
8 23 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (3.39%) Oracle Discoverer
9 22 (3.24%) Oracle Database 10g
10 20 (2.95%) Big Data
11 15 (2.21%) Oracle ODI
12 11 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (1.47%) NoSQL
14 8 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (0.88%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (4.57%) Eclipse
2 24 (3.53%) Git (software)
3 21 (3.09%) Subversion
4 18 (2.65%) Ant
4 18 (2.65%) Maven
4 18 (2.65%) Jenkins
5 16 (2.36%) JUnit
6 15 (2.21%) NUnit
7 14 (2.06%) Gerrit
7 14 (2.06%) Mockito
8 10 (1.47%) Rhino Mocks
9 8 (1.18%) Moq
10 7 (1.03%) JIRA
11 5 (0.74%) Selenium
11 5 (0.74%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.59%) Hudson
12 4 (0.59%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.59%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.59%) ReSharper
12 4 (0.59%) NetBeans
General
1 270 (39.76%) Finance
2 96 (14.14%) Telecoms
3 80 (11.78%) Marketing
4 66 (9.72%) Banking
5 28 (4.12%) Manufacturing
6 26 (3.83%) Back Office
7 20 (2.95%) Advertising
8 18 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (2.06%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.03%) Legal
11 5 (0.74%) Games
11 5 (0.74%) Greek Language
11 5 (0.74%) Polish Language
12 3 (0.44%) Billing
12 3 (0.44%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.44%) Electronics
13 2 (0.29%) Russian Language
13 2 (0.29%) Automotive
14 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 155 (22.83%) Developer
2 91 (13.40%) Analyst
3 61 (8.98%) Consultant
4 56 (8.25%) Project Manager
5 42 (6.19%) Administrator
6 41 (6.04%) DBA
7 38 (5.60%) Architect
7 38 (5.60%) Java Developer
7 38 (5.60%) .NET Developer
8 30 (4.42%) Oracle DBA
9 27 (3.98%) Business Analyst
10 25 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
10 25 (3.68%) Oracle Consultant
10 25 (3.68%) Junior
10 25 (3.68%) Software Developer
11 21 (3.09%) PHP Developer
12 20 (2.95%) Senior Developer
12 20 (2.95%) Strategy Analyst
13 17 (2.50%) Junior Consultant
13 17 (2.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (17.23%) HTML
2 94 (13.84%) CSS
3 78 (11.49%) .NET
4 65 (9.57%) jQuery
5 43 (6.33%) ASP.NET
6 40 (5.89%) Web Services
7 38 (5.60%) XML
8 33 (4.86%) WCF
9 29 (4.27%) Spring
10 28 (4.12%) Ajax
11 22 (3.24%) J2EE
12 19 (2.80%) XSLT
13 18 (2.65%) EJB
14 17 (2.50%) Hibernate
15 16 (2.36%) Middleware
15 16 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (2.21%) EJB 3.0
16 15 (2.21%) Java EE
17 14 (2.06%) JAXB
17 14 (2.06%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (4.57%) Mobile App
2 26 (3.83%) Social Media
3 23 (3.39%) Oracle Exalytics
4 16 (2.36%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (2.06%) Telematics
6 13 (1.91%) FMCG
7 12 (1.77%) Mainframe
8 11 (1.62%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.47%) EPoS
10 9 (1.33%) Replication
10 9 (1.33%) Clustering
10 9 (1.33%) Data Integration
11 8 (1.18%) Open Source
12 7 (1.03%) IBM Mainframe
13 6 (0.88%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.88%) Human Factors
14 5 (0.74%) New Media
15 4 (0.59%) Copywriting
15 4 (0.59%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 90 (13.25%) Linux
2 82 (12.08%) Windows
3 68 (10.01%) UNIX
4 19 (2.80%) Windows 7
5 17 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (1.77%) Oracle Linux
7 11 (1.62%) Solaris
8 6 (0.88%) AIX
9 4 (0.59%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.44%) zOS
10 3 (0.44%) Windows CE
10 3 (0.44%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.44%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.44%) Android
11 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (20.62%) E-Commerce
2 84 (12.37%) Project Management
3 68 (10.01%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (9.28%) OO
5 59 (8.69%) TDD
6 58 (8.54%) Analytics
7 55 (8.10%) Performance Tuning
8 46 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
9 43 (6.33%) PRINCE2
9 43 (6.33%) ITIL
10 41 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 38 (5.60%) MVC
12 37 (5.45%) Scrum
13 36 (5.30%) Service Delivery
13 36 (5.30%) SOA
13 36 (5.30%) Web Development
14 35 (5.15%) CRM
15 33 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (4.71%) Change Management
17 31 (4.57%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 154 (22.68%) SQL
2 78 (11.49%) JavaScript
3 76 (11.19%) Java
4 61 (8.98%) C#
5 55 (8.10%) PHP
6 36 (5.30%) Shell Script
7 33 (4.86%) PL/SQL
8 23 (3.39%) C
9 15 (2.21%) XPath
9 15 (2.21%) T-SQL
10 14 (2.06%) VB.NET
11 11 (1.62%) C++
12 9 (1.33%) Python
12 9 (1.33%) PHP5
13 8 (1.18%) VB
14 7 (1.03%) VBScript
15 6 (0.88%) PHP4
15 6 (0.88%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.59%) Ruby
16 4 (0.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 111 (16.35%) Degree
2 95 (13.99%) Security Cleared
3 51 (7.51%) SC Cleared
4 23 (3.39%) HND
5 10 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.74%) CCA
6 5 (0.74%) MCP
6 5 (0.74%) CCEE
6 5 (0.74%) CCIA
7 4 (0.59%) MCDST
7 4 (0.59%) MCSE
7 4 (0.59%) PMP
7 4 (0.59%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.59%) ISEB
8 3 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.44%) CCNP
8 3 (0.44%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.50%) SLA
2 16 (2.36%) QA
3 11 (1.62%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (4.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 24 (3.53%) Active Directory
3 23 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.88%) XenApp
5 6 (0.88%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.88%) Snort
6 4 (0.59%) vSphere
6 4 (0.59%) MetaFrame
7 3 (0.44%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (1.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 8 (1.18%) SCCM
4 6 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (0.88%) Nessus
5 5 (0.74%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.74%) SCOM
6 4 (0.59%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.29%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.29%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.29%) OpenView
8 2 (0.29%) Nagios
9 1 (0.15%) Puppet
9 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 127 (18.70%) Oracle
2 100 (14.73%) Microsoft
3 79 (11.63%) Fujitsu
4 44 (6.48%) Hyperion
5 33 (4.86%) SAP
6 29 (4.27%) Citrix
7 25 (3.68%) VMware
8 16 (2.36%) Symantec
9 15 (2.21%) Google
9 15 (2.21%) Cisco
10 14 (2.06%) IBM
11 12 (1.77%) Adobe
12 10 (1.47%) WSO2
12 10 (1.47%) Juniper
12 10 (1.47%) Informatica
12 10 (1.47%) HP
12 10 (1.47%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.33%) McAfee
13 9 (1.33%) NetApp
14 8 (1.18%) Becrypt
Cumbria
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
MET Marketing
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £12k - 13k per year + Bonus = OTE £20 to £25K
Posted: Yesterday
Prestbury, Cheshire
McCann Manchester
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Duval Associates Ltd
Salary: £28,000 to £34,000 + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Middleton, Lancashire
MET Marketing
Posted: 3 days ago
Middleton, Lancashire
MET Marketing
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
MET Marketing
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
MET Marketing
Posted: 3 days ago